Wii U close to PS4/Xbox 720, will get multiplatform games

by Ben Salter Featured 5 Comments 24 Votes 968 Views 04/07/2012 Back to News

The Wii U won't be far behind the next generation PlayStation and Xbox in terms of visuals, according to Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata.

Importantly, that means the Wii U shouldn't be left out of multiplatform releases across all three consoles, as was the case with the Wii.

"Other companies might launch a next-generation console with more power, but we don't necessarily think that the difference between the Wii U and such console will be as drastic as what you felt it was between the Wii and the other consoles because there will be fewer and fewer differentiators in graphics," Iwata told investors.

"We cannot promise that the Wii U will never be excluded from multiplatform software for eternity, but we can at least assure you that the Wii U will not have such a big difference as the Wii had in comparison to how, on other platforms, developers could expect very different graphic capabilities of generating HD-applicable high-resolution graphics," he added.

"Naturally some consumers are very sensitive about such a small difference in graphics so that we will make efforts to make the most of the performance of the Wii U to keep up with technological innovations and not to make the system out-of-date soon."

By Ben Salter - Bio

Link to us http://wii.mmgn.com/News/Wii-U-close-to-PS4-Xbox-720-will-get-mul
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

Wii U close to PS4/Xbox 720, will get multiplatform games Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
Expansion Packs like N64 days lol.... if only...

KyalR said: Expansion Packs like N64 days lol.... if only...



Didn't the expansion pack only add a tiny bit of extra power?

But that was amazing back in the day :P
Majora's Mask. [Derp]
Close, but no cigar? Look how much people argued about the minute differences in graphics between Ps3/360 titles. Haters gonna hate! Fanboys gonna rant! But more importantly players gonna PLAY!
If this is indeed true, I would more than likely buy a wiiU. I want one console not two.

But....1st party titles are the killer. I hate missing out on good games as there are few enough these days as it is.

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook

Recently Read

Featured Wii Content

Most Anticipated April game

Most Anticipated April game

2 days ago Polls 3 6
EB Expo 2015 exhibitors confirmed, tickets soon

EB Expo 2015 exhibitors confirmed, tickets soon

Gryllis 1 day News 4 6
Games of April: GTA V PC, Mortal Kombat X

Games of April: GTA V PC, Mortal Kombat X

Tano 2 days Articles 9 3
GTA V was once prototyped on Wii U

GTA V was once prototyped on Wii U

Tano 3 days News 2 5
Friendly Fire Show 90: Speaking of...

Friendly Fire Show 90: Speaking of...

Podcast 3 days Articles 1 2
Super Mario 64 HD project now playable in your browser
Tano 3 days News 0 4
How to access US Netflix using an Australian account

How to access US Netflix using an Australian account

Gryllis 24/03 Articles 10 12
Xenoblade Chronicles too big for 3DS microSD card

Xenoblade Chronicles too big for 3DS microSD card

Gryllis 23/03 News 4 10
Friendly Fire Show 89: Hairy snakes on a plane

Friendly Fire Show 89: Hairy snakes on a plane

Podcast 23/03 Articles 0 3

Community Content

Work Experience at The MMGN Office

Work Experience at The MMGN Office

12/01/2015 Blog 10 0

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

brucenorri, coconut1z commented on New Fire Emblem coming to 3DS in 2016

brucenorri 4 hours ago
Username

Leasha, Kerosanak commented on EB Expo 2015 exhibiting publishers confirmed, tickets go on-sale this month

Leasha 5 hours ago
Username

commented on Pac-Man takes over Google Maps

Guyver 19 hours ago
Username

leonqin1 bumped - Nintendo Wii (second hand) + a load of games

leonqin1 1 day ago
Username

commented on Games of April: GTA V PC, Mortal Kombat X

SlappyWag 1 day ago
Username

PsFan, Mickyt888 commented on Most Anticipated April game

PsFan 1 day ago
Username

Zinker posted a news - Next Nintendo Direct announced

Zinker 1 day ago
Username

commented on DuckTales: Remastered set for mobile rebirth

Zinker 1 day ago
Username

commented on Halo Online gameplay footage revealed

Zinker 1 day ago